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Archive - Mar 7, 2011

Three people evacuated from Libya killed in an attempt to avoid returning to Bangladesh, authorities are searching for another 11

07 March 2011 / 20:03:44  
The search for 11 immigrants from Bangladesh who jumped into the sea for fear that the Greek Coast guard will force them to return to their homeland has no result yet. 100 or one third of the immigrants on strike in Athens and Thessaloniki are hospitalized.

The Foreign Minister of Turkey sees Muslims from Thrace to Kastelorizo

07 March 2011 / 19:03:57  
The Foreign Minister of Turkey stressed that his country is interested in all areas where there are Muslim minorities or strong presence of Ottoman cultural heritage.

Midnight tour around the Athens central market

07 March 2011 / 16:03:28  
Grey skies and cold weather of latecoming winter may have prevented many Athenians to fly their kites in the sky over the city, but the tradition of Clean Monday dishes was eagerly followed.

Greece in the grip of snow and strong winds

07 March 2011 / 15:03:51  
The weather is expected to get cold and it will snow not only on the mountains in Greece but also in the plains, according to EMY’s extraordinary weather forecast. Snowing on the islands and in Athens is expected to start tonight. It will snow on Monday and Monday night in Central Macedonia, Thessaly, eastern Greece, the island of Evbea and in the northern and eastern Peloponnese, and local roads will cover with ice.

Moody's: There is still risk Greece to go bankrupt

07 March 2011 / 14:03:30  
The international agency Moody's lowered the credit rating of Greece by three points to Ba1. Greek media talk about "shock" assessment and the Greek Ministry of Finance defines the decision as "ungrounded and unfair".